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The Bowerbird Writes


The Bowerbird Writes

Better health the key to longevity

It isn’t great to live longer if it is without good health. We need to improve our lifestyles, change our eating habits and diet to promote healthy ageing.

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Troubling times for journalists

New Malaysia comes with the promise of press freedom. But it also depends on the bravery and hard work of the men and women in media.

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Corporate Malaysia, wake up please

Whatever happened to corporate etiquette in this country?

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Are we complicit in the 1MDB scandal?

Too many people, including the mainstream media, contributed to the problem by ignoring the red flags and choosing not to question the official line.

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Let’s start the conversation

We will never agree on everything, but we should at least hear each other out.

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Listen to the groans of the rakyat

If price increases are not properly explained and dealt with, the government will face a tide of anger.

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Keep national service and make it better

I SUPPORT the government’s decision to scrap the National Civics Bureau, as announced on Monday. It is an open secret that the Barisan Nasional government used the agency as an indoctrination tool.

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Shareholders must speak up

CEOs are under scrutiny of late. Never before have their salaries, bonuses and emoluments been analysed as much as they are now. There has been a debate on how much is too much to pay them.

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A lesson from the French football team

Mandela knew it well. And so does Obama. Our shared humanity means more than race.

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Victors should engage with the defeated

I HAVE experienced it first-hand. It wasn’t my first and last such experience, but certainly my most traumatic.

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The case for local council elections

The time is ripe for people’s representation in local government.

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The Agony, the Challenge - and yet they still balik kampung

A friend arrived from London two days ago, enduring more than 13 hours of non-stop flight, painfully adjusting his body clock for the seven-hour time difference. He was on a car a few hours later heading for Kota Baru. It took him and his family almost 15 hours to reach “home”, more than the time spent on the plane.

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